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Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
June 27, 2016

Canadian Excellence

Dr. Jin Wang

Assistant Professor (Finance)

Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2660
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: P3074
Office Hours: Fall 2012: by appointment
Academic Background
PhD in Finance (Queen's University, 2011)

My research interests are in empirical corporate finance and investment.


"Geography and Capital Structure?" with Xiaoqiao Wang and Lewis Johnson, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, forthcoming.

"Why Do Firms in Customer-Supplier Relationships Hold More Cash?" with Kee-Hong Bae, International Review of Finance 15, 2015, 489-520.

"Does increased competition affect credit ratings? A reexamination of the effect of Fitch's market share on credit ratings in the corporate bond market" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 50, 2015, pages 1011-1035.

"Do firms' relationships with principal customers/suppliers affect shareholders' income?", Journal of Corporate Finance 18, 2012, pages 860-878.

"Employee treatment and firm leverage: a test of the stakeholder theory of capital structure" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang,Journal of Financial Economics100-1, 2011, pages 130-153.


"Technological Competition and Strategic Alliances," with Kai Li and Jiaping Qiu.

- Submitted for 2nd-round review.

"Bankruptcy and the Technology Channel," with Jiaping Qiu and Wei Wang.

- Submitted.

"The Costs of ETF Membership: Valuation Effect of ETFs on Underlying Firms," with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang.

"Supplier Immobility, Operating Leverage, and Cost of Equity," with Xiaoqiao Wang.


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)Insight Development Grant, 2014-2016, "Technology Innovation and Firm Boundaries," co-applicant, withKai Li (co-applicant) andJiaping Qiu (principal applicant),$70,508.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)Insight Development Grant, 2012-2014, "The Rise of Exchange Traded Funds and Its Impacts on Capital Markets," principal applicant, withKee-Hong Bae (co-applicant) andJun-Koo Kang (collaborator),$53,626.

Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation Scholarship, 2010-11, $25,000.